Atherton Penda

Atherton Penda: Xanthostemon whitei

Family Myrtaceae

Dulgubarra Yidinji name: JULUJULU

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Tree to 45 metres. Can attain diameters of 3 metres. Very hard wood that was not utilised until the advent of tungsten-toothed saw blades. Sporadically has masses of golden penda flowers that are sought after by wildlife.